Bill Simmons Net Worth
Bill Simmons Net Worth and salary: Bill Simmons is an American sports columnist, analyst and author who has a net worth of $20 million. Bill Simmons was born September 25, 1969 in Marlborough, Massachusetts. He is the former Editor-in-Chief of Grantland.com, which is affiliated with ESPN.com. He also is a former contributor to of columns and podcasts to the web site and ESPN. He is a former writer for ESPN The Magazine and Jimmy Kimmel Live!. Nicknamed The Sports Guy, formerly The Boston Sports Guy, Simmons garnered a job offer from ESPN when his web site BostonSportsGuy.com caught their attention. Simmons joined ESPN in 2001. In addition to writing for ESPN.com, he has hosted his own podcast on ESPN.com entitled The B.S. Report, appeared as a special contributor on the television series E:60 and serves as an executive producer of ESPN's documentary project 30 for 30. On June 8, 2011, Simmons launched Grantland.com, an online magazine. Around this same time he began publishing his Sports Guy columns and B.S. Report podcasts on Grantland. Simmons is known for his style of writing, characterized by mixing sports knowledge and analysis, pop culture references, his non-sports-related personal life and for being written from the viewpoint of a passionate sports fan. Simmons has also created numerous internet memes, most notably the Ewing Theory (though he claims he did not come up with the idea) and the Manning Face. In 2007, he was named the 12th-most influential person in online sports by the Sports Business Journal, the highest position on the list for a non-executive. In 2012, Simmons became a member of the NBA Countdown pregame show on ESPN/ABC replacing Chris Broussard. Simmons left ESPN in 2015 and was quickly hired by HBO to host his own show, Any Given Wednesday.
Bill Simmons Salary
What is Bill Simmons' salary? $7 million per year